Opening Statements Begin In Corruption Trial For Bell's Former Assistant City ManagerUntil two weeks ago, Angela Spaccia was the secondary defendant in the Bell city corruption trial, a footnote to the activities of her boss, disgraced City Manager Robert Rizzo who was charged with robbing the small city blind to the tune of more nearly $6 million. Then the unthinkable happened.
Jury Selected In Corruption Trial Of Former Bell Assistant City ManagerA jury of seven women and five men has been chosen to judge the former assistant city manager of Bell on corruption charges.
Jury Selection Begins In Spaccia Corruption CaseJury selection began Monday for a former city of Bell official accused of helping bilk taxpayers out to millions of dollars.
Ex-Rizzo Assistant Set To Face Corruption Charges In Bell ScandalA former city of Bell official accused of helping to bilk taxpayers out of roughly $5.5 million was in court Friday for a pretrial hearing.
Judge Blocks Request To Move Corruption Trial Out Of LA CountyA judge Wednesday rejected a request from the attorney for former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo to move his trial on corruption charges out of Los Angeles County.
Pending Retrial, Judge Refuses To Set Sentencing Date For Convicted Bell City OfficialsA Los Angeles Superior Court judge refused to set a sentencing date Monday for five former elected officials in Bell, who were convicted of bilking the town of about 35,000 people.
Retrial In Bell Corruption Case Unlikely Until Early 2014An effort to retry former officials of the city of Bell on misappropriation charges moved forward Wednesday.
Audit Finds Bell Faces 'Fiscal Crisis' After Corruption Scandal An audit reveals that the city of Bell is still reeling financially three years after it was discovered the working-class suburb's municipal leaders had looted millions of dollars from its treasury.
Prosecutors Want Retrial In Bell Corruption CaseLos Angeles County prosecutors said Tuesday they plan to retry five former Bell officials convicted of misappropriating public funds.
Hearing Postponed For 5 Former Bell Corruption DefendantsProsecutors will now announce on May 29 whether they plant to retry them for corruption charges on which jurors could not reach verdicts.
Mistrial Declared On Remaining 10 Counts In Bell Corruption CaseA judge Thursday declared a mistrial on the remaining 10 felony counts against five defendants in the Bell corruption trial.
Ex-Councilman Acquitted In Bell Corruption Trial Knew Truth Would Set Him FreeThe former councilman who was acquitted of all charges in the Bell corruption trial said he believed all along that the truth would set him free.
5 Of 6 Defendants Found Guilty In Bell Corruption TrialJurors have convicted five of the six defendants in the Bell corruption trial, but remain deadlocked on 10 charges.
Judge Dismisses Juror For Misconduct In Bell Corruption Trial The judge presiding over the Bell corruption case kicked a juror off the panel Thursday, citing misconduct, KNX 1070 reported.
Judge Denies Juror's Request To Be Removed From Bell TrialA female juror was refused a request Tuesday to be removed from the panel on the second day of deliberations in the Bell corruption trial.